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8th Grade Math

Welcome to Ms. Byrd's 8th grade math 2017 - 2018.  I look forward to getting to know your child, as well as having a productive school year.  Feel free to email me with any questions at jbyrd@burke.k12.ga.us or call the school 706-554-3532 between 1:30 and 3:00 during my planning time.  
Schedule for 8th grade students.  
Classroom supplies for math:
 4 pocket folders
 notebook paper
 #2 pencils
 marbled composition notebook
 colored pencils
 graph paper
Homework 10% 
Formative assessments 45% (daily work, quizzes, worksheets, notebooks)
Summative assessments 35% (tests)
9 week exam  10%
I will be available for math tutoring Mondays and Wednesdays after school or by appointment.    Student must  have a ride home by 4pm. 
We will have 7 math units.  An overview of each unit can be found here.  Please note that we will start the year on Unit 2 - Exponents and Equations.  On the right side is an overview of Unit 2 with helpful links to each topic.